Category Archives: Human Behavior

Don’t Be Like One of Shakespeare’s Fools. Get Vaccinated

This is what I have written for Front Porch for October - but getting on people for not getting vaccinated is such an urgent issue, Virginia Grogan (the wonderful editor of Front Porch) gave me the OK to post it now. Wading in on a subject that has already received so much attention - but…
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Planning for the End of Life Care YOU want.

Life – or perhaps I should say death – was so much easier in the old days. Not Many People Want This As Their End-of life Option As end-of-life researcher Joanne Lynn puts it, life threatening illness would “strike without warning and you get through it or you don’t.” Effective treatments were few. Doctors would…
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Listen to those “Bat-Shit Crazy” Conspirators

I had a patient once. He thought the neighbors were pumping poison gas over the fence. Everyone just accepted that he was bat-shit crazy and didn’t take too much notice of him. They May Seem Crazy But Hear Them Out Now claiming conspiracies seems have come a bit of a fashion. They are being spread…
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Bat-Shit Crazy Conspirators

This was the column I wrote for the Free Lance-Star on Sunday November 29th - except my opening paragraph said the guy thinking poison gas was being pumped over the fence by the neighbor was "bat-shit crazy." But I guess we have to respect the sensitivity of the FLS readers. I had a patient once.…
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